My boycott of the Academy Awards continues

The Academy Awards was the only awards show I ever watched on a regular basis.

Johnny Carson and Billy Crystal were state-of-the-art MCs. They knew how to puncture egos, poke fun at politicians and the culture in a way that made everyone laugh, including the person who was the butt of the joke. Watch a couple of minutes of Carson above as a reminder of his unmatched timing.

Things changed during the Obama years.

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The state of sexual harassment

The demise of Harvey Weinstein became possible with Hillary Clinton’s electoral defeat. Under a President Hillary Clinton, the Weinstein story would have eventually rekindled all of the stories of Bill Clinton’s sleaze, sexual harassment, exploitation of women, and even rape allegations.

By all accounts, the similarity between the two men is more than passing in terms of their conduct with women.

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